After getting lambasted by angry man-babies for his attempt to do something very slightly different with Star Wars, you could forgive writer-director Rian Johnson if he decided he wanted to … Continue reading Knives Out: a twisty, hilarious tale from Rian Johnson
This show, about how the FBI came to profile and understand serial killers, has been on David Fincher’s radar for quite some time in various guises and, such is the … Continue reading Mindhunter: season one review
So Spidey is back – and now with added baby-faced Tom Holland. Back in the day Tobey Maguire had three goes at the role with Sam Raimi directing: Spider-Man (2002), … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming – review
So Netflix have a new show out from the creators of ‘Orange is the New Black’. And I have to say, when I first saw it I thought it looked … Continue reading Glow: ladies, wrestling and Alison Brie
Sitting in the pub with my partner after having just seen Wonder Woman, we got down to the tricky job of dissecting the latest DC offering in a balanced way, … Continue reading Wonder Woman: a review
James Mangold is a compelling director; in that a lot of his work has real emotional depth and nuance, and often benefits from repeat viewing. And he’s kind of underappreciated. … Continue reading Logan: sad, beautiful and final
Zap! Crash! Whack! That’s how the old Batman TV show went. And, in 2016, you could say nothing much has changed. At least near the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice…
Where does one begin with The Leftovers? It’s safe to say it’s like no other show out there. For sure, it has shades of other shows, mostly drama. But there’s … Continue reading The Leftovers: season two review
With Marvel setting the bar so high, where is there for the Avengers to go? Did Age of Ultron wow you or leave you nonplussed?
The golden rule of movies is: do what you like to people but, whatever you do, don’t hurt any animals. Well that goes out the window in this latest action … Continue reading John Wick: Keanu, the middle-aged action hero?